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    Flautas

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    25 mins

    15 mins

    10 mins

    *Pixie*'s Note:

    Flautas are meat-filled tortillas rolled up and fried like a chimichanga. These make a nice appetizer with salsa and sour cream...

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    flautas

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a nonstick frying, pan cook meat until no pink remains.
    2. 2
      Drain excess fat and add pepper, onion, and garlic cook until veggies are tender.
    3. 3
      Stir in oregano, cumin, salt, cinnamon, and cloves.
    4. 4
      Cover and cook over low heat for 3 minutes stirring occasionally.
    5. 5
      Remove from heat and set aside.
    6. 6
      Heat a nonstick pan at a medium-low heat.
    7. 7
      For each flauta: warm a tortilla on each side in the pan (until it bends readily, not to brown it).
    8. 8
      Spread 2 tablespoons of the meat filling across the center of the tortilla (all the way to the edges).
    9. 9
      Roll up so that the filling is in the middle and secure with a wooden toothpick.
    10. 10
      In a medium to large saucepan, heat 2 to 3 inches of oil to med-high heat.
    11. 11
      Fry 3 or 4 flautas at a time (don't overcrowd) about 3 minutes or until crisp and golden.
    12. 12
      Turn as required to brown them evenly all over.
    13. 13
      Use tongs to lift the flautas from oil and tip to allow excess fat to drain out of each end.
    14. 14
      Drain on paper towels and keep warm in a 300F oven while frying remaining flautas.
    15. 15
      Remove toothpicks and serve with salsa and sour cream.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 01, 2007

      55

      Fantastic! I used my oven to warm the tortillas for easier rolling. I wrapped them in stacks of 5 in foil and put them in at 175F while I made the filling. Thanks!

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    • on February 05, 2004

      55

      My family really enjoyed this recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Flautas

    Serving Size: 1 (822 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 240.3
     
    Calories from Fat 70
    29%
    Total Fat 7.7 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 2.5 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 27.6 mg
    9%
    Sodium 335.6 mg
    13%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.6 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 0.4 g
    1%
    Protein 12.9 g
    25%

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